Homecoming Week Plans Announced

Homecoming Week Plans Announced

Ashlyn Jacobs, Editor in Chief

Updated information regarding homecoming week announced revamped and reinvented school traditions after 18 months of COVID-19 restrictions, according to Rocket Rowdies adviser Mrs. Elizabeth Severson. 

“We are trying new dress-up days and activities and are excited to see new traditions develop at Neenah High School,” Severson said.

Dress-up days, available at this link, include Be Amazing Mon., Tacky Tourist Tues., Generational Wed., Throwback Thurs., and Class Colors Fri. 

Administrators and Rocket Rowdies, who planned homecoming, designed the dress-up themes with inclusion in mind. They collaborated with Greater Hope Graphics, a division of the NHS downtown campus, to provide each student with a class t-shirt for Friday’s theme free of charge. 

Rocket Rowdies will lead games in an all-school pep assembly Fri. during AACP at Rocket Stadium. The marching band will perform and fall athletes will receive recognition. In the case of inclement weather, students will remain in their Advisories.

Past school traditions will continue, such as Powderpuff Football on Wednesday evening and the parade scheduled for 5 p.m Friday. The homecoming football game against Kimberly begins at 7 p.m according to Activity Director Mike Elkin.

New activities being introduced include a scavenger hunt Tuesday and a Spike Ball tournament during AACP on Wednesday. Students can access the sign-up form here.

The dance will take place Sat. from 7:30-10 p.m in the Fieldhouse with the theme of “Grow Together, Glow Together,” Severson said.

“For a variety of COVID safety reasons we will not be allowing any guests to the dance this year,” Principal Brian Wunderlich said. Students must bring school ID cards to enter the dance. 

Administrators plan to announce more details about dance tickets, which students can purchase online or in person starting Monday.

Readers can access additional resources on Schoology and direct questions to [email protected]. For students interested in planning next year’s homecoming, contact Severson as well.